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Some Daily Funk, From Toddzilla Of Funkhammer, You’re Welcome

One of the best guitarists I have ever seen, Toddzilla of Funkhammer has posted a little ditty I thought I would share. It's not so much that he can play well, it's the emotion, the sound, and the performance. It's just fun.

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What To Bring To Bayfront Blues Festival This Weekend

KOOL 101.7 is proud to be your Bayfront Bluesfest radio station and we get many questions what is allowable to bring to the Blues Festival at Bayfront Park. So, I have compiled a list.

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Breanne Marie Releases Tribute Album To Her Brother, The Timothy John EP

Breanne Marie has appeared in many festivals in the past year and also donates her time to many charities, including our St. Jude Radiothon. After finding success with her first album she pays tribute to her brother on her second offering.

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David Lee Roth Is Crazy, Here’s More Proof

DLR likes playing with swords and knives and doing strange dances and showing off his knowledge of Japanese martial arts, and just generally being different.

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Weird Al Comes Up With Another Gem, Learn Your Grammer

I love Weird Al Yankovic, both when I was a kid and now as an adult, he still makes me laugh. Since, he is visual too, the computer animation works so well for him. He is releasing songs from his new album "Manditory Fun". He says he wants to come up with videos for his whole album.

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Teague Alexy Plays His Original Brand Of Music At Twin Ports On Tap

Some people will know Teague Alexy from The Hobo Nephews Of Uncle Frank. Some know Teague is an accomplished solo artist too. He has an original approach to music and will feature his sound on Saturday at the Twin Ports On Tap at Barker's Island Festival Park on the main stage.

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Breanne Marie and Evan Tepler Among Featured Musicians For Twin Ports On Tap This Saturday

Breanne Marie is about to release her latest collection of music, a tribute to her brother who was killed in a car accident. The Timothy John EP. It is her second album and further solidifies her style. She has been playing bigger and bigger venues while still enjoying playing the small ones.

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Listen Behind The Scenes In Making Roy Orbison’s Mystery Girl

With permission from Daybreak Entertainment, KOOL 101.7 presents a one hour special behind the scenes look at making and recording. John Carter Cash hosts this interesting revealing show about how Roy Orbison's sons were able to record with their father.

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Headliners Announced For Charity Rhubarb Festival In Honor Of Steve O’Neil

Larry Long and his American Roots Revue will bring their inspiring blend of gospel, reggae, Cajun, swing, folk, R&B and rock to this year’s stage show at the 10th Annual CHUM Rhubarb Festival on Saturday, June 28.

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David Lee Roth Says Van Halen Working On A Secret Project, I Think

David Lee Roth is not a man of few words. In fact, sometimes he talks so much I get lost in what he is saying. He does like to hear his voice and he loves to talk. In this episode of The Roth Show, he says what he has been up to and what Van Halen is doing.

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Emily Rose Photography used by permission
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Ian Falgout, Shane Nelson Lit Up Phones For St. Jude Radiothon, Listen To Heartfelt Music

International recording artist and producer Ian Falgout performed on the St. Jude Radiothon today. He was joined by musician Shane Nelson. Ian was invited to come and play after being featured on the radio with his children doing a Christmas song "Heatmiser vs Coldmiser"

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Preston Gunderson, Performs On St. Jude Radiothon, Among 5 Must Listen Musicians In The Country

Reverb nation  a service that let's musicians post their music and videos, sends out a 5 must listen email to it's subscribers. This week Preston Gunderson was among 5 artists the company says people should listen to. After his performances on the RadioThon you can hear why he is a must listen.

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